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Lech Lecha 2018

As Grant is not feeling well, he was unable to record a new teaching for Lech Lecha. Here is the Lech Lecha 2018 audio recording link: Lech Lecha 2018

October 15, 2021 in Media by

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Noach 2021

We explore two main ideas this year in parsha Noach: the wonderfully interconnected web of the Torah and the concept of grace. Via our first topic, we briefly compare such topics as the Ark and the Tower, Nimrod and the Antichrist, and the 70 nations and the 70 “apostles” mentioned in Luke. In addressing the […]

October 8, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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Vezot HaBrachah 2021

In this final Torah portion of the cycle, we look at Jacob’s 12 sons in 6 pairs- a perspective suggested by Moses’ blessing of the tribes- drawing out life lessons from this diverse group that makes up the body of Israel. Being in the middle of Sukkot, we also carry over our thoughts regarding the […]

September 24, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022) by

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Ha’azinu 2021

This week’s teaching is all about the music – 3 songs in particular. We begin with a comparison of The Song of the Sea to The Song of Moses. Next we examine some curiosities from the Hebrew text of The Song of Moses. Moving on, we draw out four questions from the curious fact that […]

September 17, 2021 in Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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Nitzavim-Vayeilech 2021

In the spirit of the 10 Days of Awe, we draw from this double Torah portion several important topics that we need to consider for repentance. We begin with the topic of relationship balance. In one of our main topics, we look at the words translated “gall and wormwood,” connecting these ideas to the defeated […]

September 10, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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High Holy Day Services

Please join us for our Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services. Childcare will be provided for children 3 and under. If you are able to assist, contact Megan Moore. Erev Rosh Hashanah: Monday, Sept. 6, from 7:00 – 8:30pmErev Yom Kippur: Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 7:00 – 8:30pmYom Kippur: Thursday, Sept. 16, from 10:00 – […]

September 9, 2021 in Announcements by

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Fast of Gedaliah Global Prayer Event

Join us for global prayer! Please join us in prayer this Thursday Sept. 9, 9am EST, as Messianic community leaders from around the world mark the Fast of Gedaliah with a third global repentance prayer. The specific focus for this event is repentance regarding what we have done over the centuries to the image of […]

September 6, 2021 in Announcements by

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High Holy Day Services

Please join us for our Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services. Childcare will be provided for children 3 and under. If you are able to assist, contact Megan Moore. Erev Rosh Hashanah: Monday, Sept. 6, from 7:00 – 8:30pmErev Yom Kippur: Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 7:00 – 8:30pmYom Kippur: Thursday, Sept. 16, from 10:00 – […]

September 6, 2021 in Announcements by

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Ki Tavo 2021

In Ki Tavo, the complementary portion to last week’s Ki Teitzei, we drill down on the topic of fear of God, which is the foundation of respect for others. We look at a number of verses that illuminate fear of God, and we also hear a helpful reading from a work by R’Avigdor Miller which […]

August 27, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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Ki Teitzei 2021

We take from Ki Teitzei a focus on the battle with Amalek. Central to our discussion is the idea that in order to respect others, we have to fight Amalek – a battle in the mind. Part of this battle is the cultivation of a thirst for God and having Him always on our lips. […]

August 20, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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Shoftim 2021

We begin this week with a brief introduction to the special month of Elul. We then zero in on the “prophet like Moses” via John the Baptist’s interesting response to the question, “Who are you?” Next, we delve beneath the surface of “the unsolved murder,” the instructions regarding the discovering of a corpse. Moving on, […]

August 13, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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Re’eh 2021

This week, Steve Meeks brings us insights from portion Re’eh, including an encouraging connection between the portion and the haftarah, a menorah comparison with the Sermon on the Mount, and a story of a particular visit to a Kenyan market, a colorful metaphor for our lives and our constant opportunity to “choose life.” Video:  Vimeo […]

August 4, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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Va’Etchanan 2021

We begin exploring portion Va’Etchanan by looking at a foundational “three-stranded cord” woven throughout the Scriptures, three strands we find in this portion. In the main body of the teaching, we ask, “Did the church really start with the Apostles?” In answering that question, we look to the other structures God indwells as He does […]

July 23, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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Devarim 2021

As we launch into the fifth and final book of the Torah, we join the people on the eastern side of the Jordan to listen to Moses’ final words – the book of Deuteronomy. In this teaching, we begin by looking at characteristics of those who are able to cross the river into the adventure […]

July 16, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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Tisha B’Av Global Prayer Event This Sunday, 8am

As a follow up “bookend” to the 17th of Tammuz Global Day of Prayer, Beth Tikkun is hosting a second international prayer event on Tisha B’Av: This Sunday, July 18, 8am EST (3pm Israel time) about 2 hours in length YouTube: Beth Tikkun Messianic Fellowship Direct link: https://youtu.be/l2UkKn47qPM The focus will once again be intercessory prayer […]

July 12, 2021 in Announcements, Events by

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Matot-Massei 2021

Tim Pell helps us to “peek under the lid” of Israel’s wilderness encampments. Video:  Vimeo | YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF file and save. Visuals: no visuals Medios Visuales: 

July 9, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022) by

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Balak 2021

In portion Balak, we begin by examining a tragic Moabite cascade that starts with human reasoning and ends with a plan to curse Israel. We continue with a fascinating “read” of Balaam’s donkey, and we finish with three mentions of Balaam in the Apostolic Scriptures: the way of Balaam, the error of Balaam, and the […]

June 25, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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Chukat 2021

Join us as we begin a new trip through the Torah cycle! We are jumping into the beloved Torah portions with Chukat, Numbers 19-21, and we will continue until a full cycle is completed. Video:  Vimeo | YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF file and save. Visuals: Chukat 2021.pdf Medios Visuales: Jukat 2021.pdf

June 18, 2021 in Media, Torah 5781 (2021-2022), Torah Commentary by

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2 Corinthians 10-13: Waging War in the 99% World

Covering the final four chapters of 2 Corinthians, this week’s teaching addresses a number of topics. We start with Paul’s balancing act in addressing the young Believers from a position of spiritual authority – discerning when to be a lion and when to be a lamb with them, when to be “foolish” and address his […]

June 11, 2021 in 2 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Corinthians 8-9: Uniting the 1% and 99% Worlds

The zipper is our metaphor as we dip into 2 Corinthians 8-9. Join us to find out how the humble zipper pictures the human life. Our main focus is the topic of giving and the fear that inhibits us from pouring out our lives, thus constraining us from fully uniting the spiritual and physical realms. […]

May 28, 2021 in 2 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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Thriving with Kids at Gatherings

Thank you to Rosella Groves for these bits of wisdom regarding nurturing and managing kids at gatherings (click post title, then download). To download, right-click the PDF file and save. Thriving with Kids at Gatherings

May 25, 2021 in Articles by

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Boaz – The Kinsman Redeemer

In this special Shavuot teaching, we examine the wonderful ways Boaz pictures our own Kinsman Redeemer – Yeshua. Video:  Vimeo | YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF file and save. Visuals: Boaz-Kinsman Redeemer.pdf Medios Visuales: Booz-El Paríente Redentor.pdf

May 21, 2021 in Media, Special Teachings, The Moedim by

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2 Corinthians 6-7: Walking in the 1% World

In chapters 6 and 7 of 2 Corinthians, Paul continues to contrast physical and spiritual existence (the 1% world and the 99% world). We look at these comparisons in this week’s teachings. By way of introduction, we review R’ Dessler’s description of four levels of faith, four levels of walking in the 1% world. Video:  […]

May 14, 2021 in 2 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Corinthians 4-5: Living in the 99% World

Join us as we dive into the particularly rich chapters of 2 Corinthians 4 and 5. Our focus is the transcendent life in Yeshua, being in the “tent” of this body but living beyond it. During our discussion, we discover that believers are allowed to groan – but only in regards to two topics. Video:  […]

May 7, 2021 in 2 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Corinthians 3: The Greater Glory

If the Torah is for today, why does Paul in 1 Corinthians 3 refer to the tablets of The Ten Words as emblems of a “ministry of death?” Join Beth Tikkun as we tackle this often misunderstood chapter, a passage that brings forward a vital principle for understanding God’s plan for salvation and the abundant […]

April 23, 2021 in 2 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Corinthians 1-2: Life = Change

This week we begin the book of 2 Corinthians. Right away we notice a softening in Paul’s tone toward this beloved assembly. Why? They had developed. In this world, we need to be masters of change because if we are truly alive, we will always be developing. Join us as we meditate upon this vital […]

April 16, 2021 in 2 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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Core Principles Workbook

Both those new to the Torah-for-today perspective and veterans to this path can benefit from this study of core truths that form the foundation for our common pursuit of God. To download, right-click the PDF file and save. Beth Tikkun Core Principles Workbook.pdf Find audio teachings links to brief video introductions on these topics here.

April 11, 2021 in Articles by

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1 Corinthians 15-16: Living a Life of Hope

Join us as we explore within the soaring pinnacle of 1 Corinthians, chapter 15, the “resurrection chapter.” Our first question is, “What is the Good News?” Other topics include living the resurrection life now, salvation for all, baptism “for the dead,” and the “resurrection body.” Video:  Vimeo | YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF […]

April 9, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 14: Living a Life of Clarity

Often contentious chapter 14 of 1 Corinthians is our fare this week, the “tongues” chapter, better called the “languages” chapter. We take a considerable amount of time laying a foundation before reading through the text verse-by-verse. The introduction includes a brief history of “languages” from Babel to Sinai to the Gentiles and two approaches to […]

March 26, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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Steve Meeks: The Joy of Forgiveness

Join Beth Tikkun as Steve Meeks brings us a powerful message on forgiveness. Steve draws from both Scripture and his personal story, and he provides suggestions for practical application. In illustrating from Scripture, he focuses primarily on the story of King David and his son Absalom. As we enter the season of our freedom, Steve […]

March 19, 2021 in Media, Special Teachings by

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1 Corinthians 13: Living a Sacrificial Life

In dipping into the much cherished “love” chapter, we begin by looking again at the Hebrew word for love, “ahavah.” We then explore the chapter in three sections: the worthless life, love in action, and the greatness of love. Specific topics include unforgiveness, the Greek equivalent for “shalom” (teleos), gifts of the Spirit, the veil […]

March 12, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 11b-12: Living a Respectful Life

We focus on gifts in this week’s teaching – body, soul, and spirit. Before we get there, however, we address the section on head coverings from chapter 11, learning little-taught history regarding head coverings for Romans, Greeks, and Jews in ancient Rome. Video:  Vimeo | YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF file and save. […]

February 26, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 10b-11: Living a Life of Freedom

We begin today’s teaching with a focus on the power of attitude, the “spirit” behind our deeds. Our main topic for the teaching is the life of imitating Messiah, the life of constant freedom that flows, ironically, through the doorway of constant death. Video:  Vimeo | YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF file and […]

February 19, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 10a: Living a Victorious Life

Join us as we unpack the first half of 1 Corinthians 10. We begin by drawing a startling conclusion regarding the difference between God’s love and affection for people. In the main body of the teaching, we look at Paul’s allusions to five disasters in the wilderness, and we ask, “Why did Paul choose this […]

February 12, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 8 & 9: Living a Selfless Life

In looking at the text of 1 Corinthians chapters 8 & 9, we admire Paul’s ability to be flexible and gracious for the sake of the gospel, giving up his own rights when necessary to win over all kinds of people. We also learn more about dietary issues facing 1st century Believers, we look at […]

January 30, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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Here We Grow!

Specially applicable to the Beth Tikkun community specifically – both in Ohio and worldwide – today’s “teaching” is an explanation of the vision for Beth Tikkun moving forward. Grant shares an understanding for how different aspects of our activities will relate to each other, Dan Remark fills in some details, and Steve Meeks provides a […]

January 24, 2021 in Media, Special Teachings by

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1 Corinthians Ch. 7: Living a Stable Life in a Shaky World

1 Corinthians chapter 7 is one of the most unique chapters in all of the Bible and also one of the most misunderstood. Join us as we attempt to grasp this chapter that is so applicable to our increasingly unstable modern world. We divide the chapter into seven sections, tracing how Paul on the one […]

January 17, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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Keeping Your Cool While Walking Through Fire

This week we again step away from our study in Corinthians for a teaching focused on the times, both the growth stage of the Beth Tikkun community and the dark days the world is entering. To begin, we look at God’s use of spiritual templates that express themselves in multiple ways in the physical world. […]

January 10, 2021 in Ezra-Nehemiah, Media, Special Teachings, Tanakh by

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Messianic Eldership

This audio recording was done at the joint Elders meeting held on January 5, 2021. As Grant prepares to retire in 17 months, the leadership thought it wise to prepare this next generation of leaders with lessons and experiences that have been learned along the way. Though this “teaching” (for lack of a better word) […]

January 7, 2021 in Media, Special Teachings by

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Steve Meeks: The Great Kahal

Steve Meeks brings us encouragement and practical advice for gathering in home groups on the Sabbath. Topics include: a simple, doable outline for a family gathering, common concerns of those nudged to host (the house, food, children), proper attitudes during times of tribulation Video:  Vimeo | YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF file and save. […]

January 3, 2021 in Media, Special Teachings by

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1 Corinthians Ch. 6: The Ignorant Life

In 1 Corinthians 6, Paul’s exasperation comes through as 12 questions in 20 verses. Topics in this teaching include the holy people as judges of both the world and angels, what it means to be in God’s kingdom, strength against temptation through mindfulness of identity, and the often misunderstood verse 12 about “all things” being […]

December 20, 2020 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians: Ch. 5 – The Unleavened Life

In the light of the Chanukah season, we begin this week’s teaching with a penetrating lesson from the menorah. We move on to the topic of leaven in the kingdom, including the rare but sometimes necessary practice of disfellowshipping a member of the Body. The main target of today’s teaching is a meditation on scars. […]

December 13, 2020 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians: Chs. 3-4 – The Fireproof Life

We begin chapters 3-4 of 1Corinthians by revisiting body-soul-spirit in light of the shaking our world is currently experiencing. Moving on, we build upon Paul’s two analogies for the redeemed community (the field and the building) to point out that we are all sowing and building in others for good or evil. Next, 1Cor 3:13 […]

December 6, 2020 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians: Chs. 1b-2 – The Spiritual Man

What does it mean to be a “spiritual” man or woman? That is our main question in this second teaching on 1 Corinthians. We tackle this question after some encouraging thoughts about the wisdom of God vs. the wisdom of man. Included in the “spiritual man” topic are a review of body, soul, and spirit […]

November 29, 2020 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians: Intro and Ch. 1a

Our first teaching on the Corinthian letters begins with timely thoughts related to the Sabbath and gathering at home as we enter another Covid-19 at-home period. Turning to Corinthians, we briefly touch on the key issues that add up to a rather wild pair of Paul’s letters before reviewing the beginnings of this Greek assembly […]

November 22, 2020 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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Q&A 2 – Fall 2020

In this second Q&A teaching for fall 2020, we tackle two important questions:               1) What are the biblical covenants, and how do they build on each other?               2) Is there a connection between the Friday evening Sabbath blessings and the Christian communion?  Is […]

November 15, 2020 in Media, Q&A, Special Teachings by

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Steve Meeks – Lessons from the Life of David

Join us for a special teaching from Steve Meeks. A licensed counselor, Steve examines the life of David for truths and lies the great king absorbs while young which become “roots” that produce specific “fruit” later in life. He offers suggestions for how we can deal with the lies that have become roots in our […]

November 8, 2020 in Media, Special Teachings by

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Q&A 1- Fall 2020

Before beginning a new study series, we are taking some time for Q&A. This week’s questions include:               1) How do we distinguish between “sin,” “iniquity,” and “transgression”?               2) a question about Jude’s mention of the feud over Moses’ body       […]

November 1, 2020 in Media, Q&A, Special Teachings by

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Nehemiah 13: A Wolf’s Best Friend

After a brief review of Nehemiah, we launch into Nehemiah 13, asking the question, “Are you kidding me?” At one point in this final chapter of the book, Nehemiah describes yanking on men’s beards in his frustration and jealousy for God’s established ways. In this teaching, we put forth a single word that describes what […]

October 25, 2020 in Ezra-Nehemiah, Media, Tanakh by

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Praying for Our Future

Please join us on Wednesday, October 28th, for one hour of focused prayer for the future. The document below contains twelve 5-minute prompts to help us focus together as we petition the Almighty for direction in these times of change. Prayer for the Future – focus prompts for 1 hour of prayer, Oct. 28th

October 23, 2020 in Announcements by

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